This was published initially on my Medium account, linked here: https://medium.com/@harrisonjennings/an-analysis-of-transsexuality-and-contextual-identities-by-georgia-warnke-93574c1de931 In the essay “Transsexuality and Contextual Identities,” from the book You’ve Changed: Sex Reassignment and Personal Identity (edited by Laurie J. Shrage, 2009), Georgia Warnke’s aim is to explore “the relation between … Continue reading An Analysis of “Transsexuality and Contextual Identities” By Georgia Warnke
Debates about abortion, euthanasia, and the recent case of Alfie Evans all turn on the question of personhood. We all agree murder is wrong, but what counts as murder? Most of us don’t think murder and killing are per se identical … Continue reading What is a Person?
Alfie Evans passed away a few days ago, but the controversial questions his short life raised remain unabated. It’s a complicated case about which legitimate disagreement can justifiably be held. But at the heart of the debate is the metaphysical … Continue reading Alfie Evans and the Metaphysics of Suffering